Kyoto College of Graduate Studies for Informatics (KCGI) - Japan
Marine General IT Studies [Master Degree ]
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Marine General IT Studies

Course Overview

The development of the marine and aquaculture industries depends on the use of IT to enhance navigational safety and make fishing efficient and sustainable. Today the industry is searching for new IT-based solutions, such as marine resources with traceability features using satellite tracking and systems for collecting environmental data. Meanwhile the marine industry is under pressure to reduce energy consumption and improve safety in navigation, reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, prevent marine pollution and use natural energy from the sea. In this industrial field, KCGI trains the future leaders of marine IT.

Target career paths 

  • System engineer who can construct and operate a wide variety of IT systems to support navigational safety 
  • Consultant who plans and develops e-learning materials, drawing on the expertise of fishermen and aquaculture workers to train the next generation 
  • Manager who can analyze and manage logistics in aquaculture from production through distribution and sales

Special Benefits of Japan Student Visa at KCGI

50% Scholarship available (Depends on applicant's qualification)
28 Hrs per week of Part-Time work Rights while you are studying  
1-year post-study work visa after graduation  
Eligible to apply for JASSO Scholarship as well (JPY 48,000 per month)
IELTS is Not Compulsory

Financial Requirements

1st Year course fee
Actual Course Fee without a scholarship (Including non-tuition fees) - JPY 1,800,000
Course fee with scholarship - JPY 995,440
IN LKR: 2.0 Mn (Approx.)
(The exchange rate is taken as JPY 1 = LKR 1.83 as at 07/01/2021 in https://www1.oanda.com/currency/converter/)

2nd Year course fee
Actual Course Fee            - JPY 1,550,000
Course fee with scholarship - JPY 890,000
IN LKR: 1.6 Mn (Approx.)
(The exchange rate is taken as JPY 1 = LKR 1.83 as at 07/01/2021 in https://www1.oanda.com/currency/converter/)

You should pay only for the 1st year course fee (LKR 2.0 Mn Approx.) after the visa approval.
And please note that above amounts could vary with the requirements of the college and exchange rate.

If you are interested in this program in Japan kindly refer to the attached documents and fill them up and send us. I'll get an appointment for the interview session. All documents checklist as follows,
  • Scholarship Request Form  (Attached)  
  • Pre-interview sheet (Attached Excel and fill the Employee sheet)
  • Pre-evaluation sheet  (Attached)  
  • Passport (1st 5 pages)
  • Resume (Attached format)
  • Degree Certificate/Completion Letter
  • Degree transcript from the university
  • Statement of Purpose (400 to 800 words) - (Refer to the attached SOP format)
  • Short Essay (Approximately 800-1600 words in English.

    Please write something about IT, ICT, research fields of KCGI, or specialized fields of her own university, current affairs etc.

  • Short Essay for Pre-evaluation of Admission Credentials (Approximately 500 words in English.

      Choose one of the following three themes and write an essay describing the theme

    ①      Please describe the subject you majored in university (college).

    ②      Please describe your thoughts about the benefits and cautionary points of studying abroad.

    ③       AI- Please describe your thoughts on how our lives will change as a result of the popularization of AI (Artificial Intelligence).

PROGRAM PERIOD
2 years
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR THE ASSESSMENT
Passport Size Photo
O/l Certificate Original
A/l Certificate Original
Original Degree Certificate
Original Degree Transcript
College Application
Bio Data ( Cv )
Sop (statement Of Purpose)
Short Essay
Pre- Evaluation Sheet (application)
Pre- Interview Sheet (application)
Scholarship Request Form
Passport (1st 5 Pages)
VISA PROCESSING DOCUMENTS
Passport Size Photo
O/l Certificate Original
O/l Certificate Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
A/l Certificate Original
A/l Certificate Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Original Degree Certificate
Original Degree Certificate Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Original Degree Transcript
Original Degree Transcript Certificate Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Birth Certificate Sinhala Front
Birth Certificate Sinhala Back
Birth Certificate English Translate Certificate Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Medical Report Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Police Report Certified By Ministry Of Foreign Affairs
Sponsor Letter Certified By Attorney
Affidavit Letter Certified By Attorney
Bank Balance Confirmation Letter
Bank Balance Confirmation Letter & Financial Documents
Sos Fund Document
Offer Letter
Bio Data ( Cv )
University Admission Letter
Japan Visa Eligibility
Passport (1st 5 Pages)
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